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1Xtra's 2021 Words First Showcase

Lady Leshurr hosts as 12 of the Words First poets perform new works in response to climate change, recorded at the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry.

1Xtra, Asian Network and BBC Contains Strong Language joined together to find the brightest and best spoken word artists from across the UK.

Lady Leshurr is your host as 12 of the Words First poets perform new works in response to climate change, recorded at the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry.

Poets performing: P.A. Bitez (Words First 2020), Flo Cornall, Oli Isaac, Sharnika Power, Rue Collinge, CJ Simon, Seun Matiluko, Meriem Jouti, Maureen Onwunali, Aisosa Egharevba, Gemma Barnett, Raina Greifer and Elliot Waloschek.

Part of the BBC's Our Planet Now season.

1 hour

Last on

Wed 29 Dec 2021 01:00

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Music Played

  • Childish Gambino

    Feels Like Summer

  • Lady Leshurr

    Juice

    • Mode EP.
    • RCA.
  • Lady Leshurr

    Queen's Speech 4

    • Lady Leshurr.

Broadcasts

  • Thu 30 Sep 2021 03:00
  • Sun 31 Oct 2021 04:00
  • Wed 29 Dec 2021 01:00

Contains Strong Language website

Contains Strong Language website

Visit the homepage for the Contains Strong Language poetry and spoken word festival.